Go Behind the Scenes: Oregon Shakespeare Festival Backstage Tour

Play on the open air theater at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is an important Ashland, Oregon event. Each year, the festival puts on several different plays in three theaters. When you attend the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, you have a chance to see incredible performances of classic plays and modern adaptations. But now, you can experience the festival on a deeper level when you take and Oregon Shakespeare Festival backstage tour!

What is the Oregon Shakespeare Festival backstage tour?

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival backstage tour will take you on a walking tour with a member of the theater company. During the course of this tour, you’ll learn about the history of OSF and exactly what it takes to run this festival every year. You’ll also be able to tour the theaters.

In these theater tours, you can go backstage, in the Green Rooms, and other behind-the-scenes areas. Some of the theaters are outside, so be prepared to venture outdoors for part of this tour. The tour does include six flights of stairs, but if you call 800-219-8161, you can arrange a stair-less tour.

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival backstage tour is a great way to get an insider’s look at play production. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about how plays are made, how theaters operate, or even just catch a peek behind-the-scenes, this is a great tour for you. The fun and engaging company members will keep you entertained on this tour while you learn all about OSF!


How long is the tour?

This tour is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes long and it begins at Thomas Theatre.

Where can I buy tickets?

You can buy tickets online here.

The backstage tour is offered March 14 through October 26, 2019.

Are you visiting Ashland for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival?

Stay at The Bard’s Inn and be within walking distance of all of the theaters! 

Since Bard’s Inn is conveniently located in Downtown Ashland, you’ll be close to all the restaurants, activities, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.